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  Palace 'ghost' caught on camera
Updated 19 December 2003, 19.29
Could this be the ghost of Hampton Court Palace?
A "ghost" that's said to haunt Hampton Court Palace has been snapped on a CCTV security camera.

Staff were mystified when an alarm bell went off, suggesting a door had been opened near an empty exhibition hall.

But the door was shut so they checked the CCTV footage and spotted a ghoulish grey figure wearing a long cloak sweeping out of the same door.

Many visitors claim to have seen a ghost at the palace, where Henry VIII once lived.

Fact File
Who could the ghost be?
Henry VIII's 3rd wife, Jane Seymour, is said to haunt the palace courtyard
A ghostly woman in white has often been spotted, and is said to be Henry VIII's 5th wife, Catherine Howard
The Wolsey closet room is said to have a 'strange' atmosphere' and a ghost dog's been seen there
A lady in grey, said to be the ghost of Prince Edwards' nurse, is said to haunt the rooms she once lived in

'Skeletor'

Security guards at the palace said the same door was heard slamming on two other occasions, but the ghost, nicknamed 'Skeletor', was only captured on film once.

Although some people have suggested it could be a museum guide, apparently guides never go into the area where the "ghost" was spotted.

A ghost expert said the image could be the "best ghost sighting ever".

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